I found this yesterday. I wasn’t looking for it but it was nice to see it again. It brings back memories of my days working at the National Bank of Kuwait’s now defunct Advertising Department. This folder was especially purchased for a training course I took some time in the early 90s. What I found […]
This painting was very impersonally titled ‘eleven‘. It was part of my Yellow Tape Portrait collection. Thanks to Ghena El Hariri, she has a home and a name now: Sophie. What more can anyone ask for? About the placement of this painting, Ghena said, ‘Finally I managed to send you a photo of Sophie […]
Although I love the environment and do what I can to avoid destroying it, the main reason I keep many things considered trash by others is that I simply love the way they look and truly believe that one day I will create something beautiful with them. One day. As you see, I’m still […]
Sunday morning is usually the day I like to play. I haven’t had this chance for a while because of preparations for my upcoming Stories of Eves exhibition at the Tilal Gallery. It felt great to work on a small canvas, without a deadline or the pressures that come with it. The name ‘Ruby’ just […]
Paintings from 2009’s The Yellow Tape Portraits. These are not titled. The large, full scale women are about 100cm x 250cm and the medium portraits are 91cm x 152cm. Two are 12ocm x 152cm. I wanted to keep them all as uniform as I could without sacrificing too much color and variation in facial features […]
Yes, yes, they’re not in order here, but Thirteen was indeed painted after Four. I titled them after they were all complete and hanging in the gallery. I added two bows to the one above, right before the show. She’s wearing her skin on the outside rather than covering it up.